Podcast: Jonathan Givony on the Jody Mac Show (CBS Sports Radio)
by: DraftExpress , Jonathan Givony - President
November 7, 2016
An 16 minute interview segment on the Jody Mac Show (CBS Sports Radio) breaking down various 2017 NBA Draft storylines.

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Topics Discussed

-How the summer played out. Travel problems due to politics
-Why are there so many (14) freshmen among the top 20 players in our 2017 mock draft?
-How much fluctuation will we see in the top-5, top-10 and lottery?
-Is this more of a wing and guard draft than a big man draft? How do trends in the NBA influence the way NBA draft prospects get evaluated?
-Markelle Fultz, Dennis Smith. Is this as good of a PG class as it appears on paper?
-Jayson Tatum's scouting report. What kind of impact can he have for Duke?
-Why did Coach K start recruiting one and done type players? Is he the right coach for Jayson Tatum?
-How good will Kentucky be this season?
-Ben Simmons' documentary. Thoughts on his criticism of the NCAA? Is he the right messenger?
-Should Ben Simmons have just stayed in Australia?
-Why agents haven't been able to change the NBA's one and done rule?
-Why college basketball isn't perfect, but is still better than any other pathways NBA prospects have?

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Markelle Fultz
Full Profile | Player Stats
Physicals
Height: 6' 4"
Weight: 195 lbs.
Birthday: 05/29/1998
18 Years Old
Teams:
High School: DeMatha Catholic HS
Current Team: Washington , Freshman
Positions:
Current: PG,
NBA: PG,
Possible: PG
Quick Stats:
23.3 Pts, 5.9 Rebs, 6.0 Asts


Dennis Smith
Full Profile | Player Stats
Physicals
Height: 6' 3"
Weight: 195 lbs.
Birthday: 11/25/1997
19 Years Old
Teams:
High School: Trinity Christian
Current Team: N.C. State , Freshman
Positions:
Current: PG,
NBA: PG,
Possible: PG
Quick Stats:
18.1 Pts, 4.6 Rebs, 6.2 Asts


Jayson Tatum
Full Profile | Player Stats
Physicals
Height: 6' 8"
Weight: 204 lbs.
Birthday: 03/03/1998
19 Years Old
Teams:
High School: Chaminade College Prep
Current Team: Duke , Freshman
Positions:
Current: SF,
NBA: SF,
Possible: SF
Quick Stats:
16.9 Pts, 7.3 Rebs, 2.2 Asts


Ben Simmons
Full Profile | Player Stats
Physicals
Height: 6' 10"
Weight: 239 lbs.
Birthday: 07/20/1996
20 Years Old
Teams:
High School: Montverde Academy
Previous Team: LSU , PRO
Drafted: Rnd 1, Pick #1 in 2016 Draft
by the 76ers
Positions:
Current: SF/PF,
NBA: SF/PF,
Possible: SF/PF
Quick Stats:
12.3 Pts, 7.8 Rebs, 5.5 Asts